QR Code Generator is a basic, but powerful docker container with an HTML/CSS/JS ui to generate a QR Code from a provided URL. In this step by step guide I will show you how to install QR Code Generator on your Synology NAS using Docker & Portainer.
Install Portainer using my step by step guide. If you already have Portainer installed on your Synology NAS, skip this STEP. Attention: Make sure you have installed the latest Portainer version.
Log into Portainer using your username and password. On the left sidebar in Portainer, click on Stacks then + Add stack. Follow the instructions in the image below.
In the Name field type in qrcode. Follow the instructions in the image below.
version: "3.9" services: qrcode: container_name: QR-Code-Generator image: bizzycolah/qrcode-generator:latest healthcheck: test: curl -f http://localhost:80/ || exit 1 mem_limit: 1g cpu_shares: 768 security_opt: - no-new-privileges:true restart: on-failure:5 ports: - 8895:80
Scroll down on the page until you see a button named Deploy the stack. Click on it. Follow the instructions in the image below. The installation process can take up to a few minutes. It will depend on your Internet speed connection.
If everything goes right, you will see the following message at the top right of your screen: “Success Stack successfully deployed“.
Go back to STEP 1 or you will deal with karma 🙂
The installation process can take up to a few seconds/minutes. It will depend on your Internet speed connection. Now open your browser and type in http://Synology-ip-address:8895 Type in your favorite website URL in the apposite area, then click Generate. You can download the generated code in a PNG or SVG format. Follow the instructions in the image below.
Enjoy QR Code Generator!
If you encounter issues by using this container, make sure to check out the Common Docker issues article.
Note: If you want to run the QR Code Generator container over HTTPS, check How to Run Docker Containers Over HTTPS. In order to make QR Code Generator work via HTTPS, it’s mandatory to activate WebSocket.
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This post was updated on Tuesday / October 10th, 2023 at 1:46 AM